Miguel Ortiz

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Increase Strength by Integrating Yoga: 10 Essential Postures for Strength Athletes

Before diving into the ways in which yoga will increase your performance, let me first lay out a few guiding principles in how to approach yoga …

Yoga

5 Essential Yoga Poses That’ll Get You Toned

Not only will yoga improve your flexibility, but it’s also a great way to tone and strengthen your body. We asked Amber Joliat, owner of Toronto’s …

Beginning Yoga Workout for Men

Though it can be hard for anyone to overcome their initial discomfort and start doing yoga, it seems especially difficult for some men. There is one …

Yoga

2017 Chevrolet Colorado V-6 8-Speed Automatic 4x4 Crew Cab

This welterweight now packs a bigger punch.<p>There is one constant in the world of pickup trucks­—year after year, trucks become more capable and more powerful. Two years after re-entering the mid-size-truck market, the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado hits the streets carrying the same mass yet packing more …

2018 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman ALL4 Photo Gallery

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Automotive Design

Sex on Wheels: My Five Favorite Bicycles, 2016-2017 Edition

A couple of years ago, I published a post about my favorite five bicycles. In the wake of a discontinued design and a couple of new discoveries, I …

Roadsters

What Meaningful Reflection On Student Work Can Do for Learning

iStock<i>The following excerpt is from “Authentic Learning in the Digital Age: Engaging Students Through Inquiry,” by Larissa Pahomov. This excerpt is</i> …

What Project-Based Learning Is -- and What It Isn't

For Terronez, the goal is to always connect classroom learning to its applications in the outside world. He's found that when the project is based in …

A 4-Part System for Getting to Know Your Students

<b>The biggest paradigm shift in my teaching career</b> was the day I found out one of my students was homeless. Robert was talkative, academically average, …

Teacher at Mt. Blue Uses Engineering and Design Principles in English Class

If you looked inside Dan Ryder’s classroom at Mt. Blue High School in Farmington, you might think that he taught engineering. A 3-D printer sits in …

Teaching

Enjoy the Ride: Yoga and Biking

2<p>SHARES<p>Nothing's more freeing than the open road—unless it's the space you create inside. Yoga and Biking have a lot of similarity. Learn how you can …

Yoga

How a Moveable Space Can Ignite Creativity in the Classroom

Scavenged casters. (Courtesy of Earthworm)<b>By Peter Pfau, FAIA</b>One of the most exciting models of learning is “design thinking.” It combines hands on …

Interests-to-Internships: When Students Take the Lead in Learning

College and career readiness is a ubiquitous education catch-phrase, but in reality many high schools focus primarily on the “college” side of the …

High School

This Company Might Make Apple and Google Irrelevant

The team behind Viv hopes to change how we interact with just about everything — and build a new economic model for the Internet along the way.<p>About …

9 Tips for Engaging Your English Class with Pop Culture

This guest post has been contributed by Jay Meadows.<p><b>I’ve been teaching English for many years, across multiple grade levels, from middle school to</b> …

Book Review: Hattie’s Visible Learning for Teachers

<b>Visible Learning for Teachers: Maximizing Impact on Learning</b> <i><br>by John Hattie</i> <i><br>296 pages, Routledge, December 2011</i> <b><br>Buy Now</b><p>The links in this post are Amazon …

The Guy’s Home Guide for Your 50s

Leveling-up doesn’t begin and end with the clothes you wear. Live stylishly every day, at every age with Style Girlfriend’s home essentials series. …

Minimalism

5 charts that explain the future of education

Children need to learn social and emotional skills if they are to thrive in the workplace of the future, a World Economic Forum report has found.<p>The …

Teaching

What Are 5 Books That Can Change Your Life?

Little, Brown<p>Bloomsbury Publishing<p>Alfred A. Knopf<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Harper & Brothers<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Jonathan Cape<p>Viking Press, Dell …

LEARNING FROM A MASTER

The fiercely tender art of Alejandro González Iñárritu, Oscar-winning director of <i>Birdman</i>, first touched young cineaste Tom Shoval at a movie theatre in Tel Aviv. A decade and a half later, Shoval found himself under Iñárritu’s wing as a protégé in the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative. He …

How Can Students Have More Say in School Decisions?

Using students’ answers, Quaglia and his researchers created an odds analysis to try to predict school behaviors. “Here’s what the students told us: …

Making Learning Visible: Doodling Helps Memories Stick

Shelley Paul and Jill Gough had heard that doodling while taking notes could help improve memory and concept retention, but as instructional coaches …

Teaching

How Memory, Focus and Good Teaching Can Work Together to Help Kids Learn

Everyone has a pet theory on how to improve public education: better professional development for teachers, more money, better curriculum, testing …

Pedagogy

How to Design a Classroom Built on Inquiry, Openness and Trust

Teachers who are interested in shifting their classrooms often don’t know where to start. It can be overwhelming, frightening, and even discouraging, …

Teaching

LESS IS MORE FOR TEACHERS (and Better for Students!) – The Shift Paradigm Series

<b>Conjure an image of a school</b>. Visualize yourself entering a classroom. Students and a teacher are there. What do you see the teacher doing?<p>Chances …

Teaching

The Best Answer to the Question, 'What Are Your Salary Requirements?'

It's almost always some version of “I’m not telling you.”<p><i>This is the third in a series of six posts on salary negotiation published in partnership</i> …

Play

During a recent unit on World War II, Courtney Wilhelm’s U.S. History class conducted a leader’s conference. Students explored broad topics such as …

What Makes a Teacher Special to a Student?

<i>This is an installment of the Stories Teachers Share podcast. Listen above or on iTunes to hear how the story unfolds.</i>Great teachers are constantly …

Teaching